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Press Release: Driving Under the Influence – Traffic Collision
Agency: La Quinta Police
Station Area: Thermal
Written Date: December 8, 2018 Time: 6:27 a.m
Incident Date: December 8, 2018 Time: 1:31 a.m.
Incident Location: Avenue 52 west of Washington Street, La Quinta
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Chris Macken
File Number(s): LA183420005


Mario Munoz

On December 8, 2018, at 1:31 a.m., La Quinta Police Officers responded a report of a traffic collision on Avenue 52 near Washington Street in La Quinta. Investigation revealed Mario Munoz, 39 of Coachella, was driving in the area when he collided with a curb. Munoz was arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol and transported to a local hospital as a precaution, prior to being booked into the Indio Jail.

The La Quinta Police Department would like to remind everyone not to drink and drive.  We are asking anyone with additional information of this incident to contact Officer Klicka at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station by calling 760-863-8990.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.

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